We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.
We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.
All 17 Interlaken accommodations

Funny Farm Hotel

Hauptstrasse 36, Interlaken 3800, Switzerland
Hotel amenities
Save Saved
You added Funny Farm Hotel to your Saves list
Funny Farm Hotel
Best prices for your stay
Enter dates for best prices
Check In Check Out
Show Prices
You must enter dates to see the best prices.
49%
A recent review
3 of 5 stars reviewed 4 weeks ago
Laura C Gaithersburg, Maryland
  • Overview
  • Reviews (60)
  • Similar Hotels
  • Photos (19)
  • Q&A
  • Room tips (7)
  • Location
  • More
Write a Review

60 people have reviewed this hotel

Traveler rating
    10
    17
    11
    7
    15
See reviews for
6
8
3
Business
0
Rating summary
  • Location
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    2.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    3 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    3 of 5 stars
Traveler tips help you choose the right room.   Room tips (7)
Date | Rating
  • Chinese (Simplified) first
  • Danish first
  • English first
  • Russian first
  • Spanish first
  • Any
English first
Shanghai, China
Top Contributor
51 reviews 51 reviews
19 hotel reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

First of all, the smell of this place-ugh! The entire hostel part smells dank, moldy, and wet. The reception is barely helpful and when you ask for advice or travel questions they look annoyed. No kitchen or any place to store food. Wouldn't recommend.

Was this review helpful? Yes
Gaithersburg, Maryland
Contributor
11 reviews 11 reviews
7 hotel reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Funny Farm is really just a run-down hotel attached to a nicer hotel, and while the amenities seemed like they could have been great, they were not in very good shape. There was no kitchen or refrigerator for us to use, and the tennis court, basketball court and beach volleyball court were all begging for maintenance. The pool wasn't open... More

Was this review helpful? Yes
Senior Reviewer
10 reviews 10 reviews
4 hotel reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 24, 2014

WOW! Cannot say enough about this hostel! My friends and I did not get to the hostel until 24 hours after we were supposed to but the woman at the front desk did not make us pay for the night we should have been there and was confused as to why we would have to. Most places would make you... More

Was this review helpful? Yes
Castellbisbal, Spain
Reviewer
3 reviews 3 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 19, 2014

We went for three days at the Funny Farm hostel and I think it was the best option for visiting Interlaken. The people at the entrance and the bar were really nice and helpful and the hall a nice and warm place to meet other guests. The room, on the other side, could be improved. The beds were ok and... More

Was this review helpful? Yes
Toronto, Canada
Senior Reviewer
9 reviews 9 reviews
7 hotel reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 2, 2013 via mobile

Pros: -location -helpful staff- booked excursions for us -close to supermarkets and a good bar -no curfew Cons: -room looked like a prison cell -12 beds and only 1 toilet and 1 shower -no lockers in the room

Was this review helpful? Yes 1
Stevenage, United Kingdom
Senior Contributor
25 reviews 25 reviews
9 hotel reviews
27 helpful votes 27 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 28, 2013

I booked this hostel for me and my friend Juan at the last possible moment. When I arrived at 'Interlaken Ost' train station, I noticed that on the reservation I had no street address. Luckily at the tourist information centre at the station, they directed me and gave me a free map to get to the hostel. So if you... More

Was this review helpful? Yes 1
Silver Spring, Maryland
Top Contributor
199 reviews 199 reviews
15 hotel reviews
99 helpful votes 99 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 13, 2013

The hostel room is incredibly basic (wire framed bunk beds, just one bathroom). The cost is outrageous (but normal for Interlaken and Switzerland). The key here is the location. You can walk from the hotel/hostel to the train station to take you up the mountain and that's the key to being in Interlaken. Get up the mountain and spend all... More

Was this review helpful? Yes
Perth, Australia
Senior Reviewer
7 reviews 7 reviews
4 hotel reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 31, 2013

Stayed at Funny Farm backpackers hostel for two nights while visiting Brienz & the Alps. The lobby and corridors look almost exquisite, however the rooms are average and lack any character whatsoever. The triple room with a bunk bed, cupboard, desk & chair got a bit cramped once the three of us put our bags down. Bathroom was tiny, with... More

Was this review helpful? Yes
Seoul, South Korea
2 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed July 22, 2013

Did I seriously make an account just to warn other travellers of my horrific experience at this so-called "hotel"? Yes. Yes I did. When I first entered Funny Farm Hotel (more like hostel, will be explained later) with my mother and brother, I was intrigued because it actually looked pretty nice, and the lady at the front desk was quite... More

Was this review helpful? Yes 2
Albany, New York
Top Contributor
59 reviews 59 reviews
3 hotel reviews
23 helpful votes 23 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 8, 2013

We stayed here for a couple of days while hiking the alps/skydiving. It's a great spot to settle in for the evening and relax/ have some drinks. They have entertainment in the evening and a pool to hang out at as well. The sleeping quarters are pretty much as would be expected. Nothing that will blow your hair back but... More

Was this review helpful? Yes
Owners: What's your side of the story?
If you own or manage Funny Farm Hotel, register now for free tools to enhance your listing, attract new reviews, and respond to reviewers.
Manage your listing
Hotels you might also like...
Check In Check Out
Price Your Stay
Travelers also viewed these Interlaken hotels
Bar/Lounge, Fre...
Show More
9.0 mi away
Hotel Roessli
Hotel Roessli
#1 of 8 in Unterseen
4.5 of 5 stars 1,943 reviews
Free Breakfast...
Show More
8.5 mi away
Backpackers Villa Sonnenhof
Backpackers Villa Sonnenhof
#1 of 17 in Interlaken
4.5 of 5 stars 442 reviews
Pets Allowed, F...
Show More
9.2 mi away
Hotel Rugenpark B&B
Hotel Rugenpark B&B
#4 of 41 in Interlaken
4.5 of 5 stars 542 reviews
Show Prices
Show Prices
Show Prices
Free internet...
Show More
8.6 mi away
Balmer's Herberge
Balmer's Herberge
#2 of 3 in Matten
4.0 of 5 stars 171 reviews
Lodge, Free int...
Show More
6.7 mi away
Interlaken Youth Hostel
Interlaken Youth Hostel
#3 of 17 in Interlaken
4.5 of 5 stars 64 reviews
Pets Allowed, P...
Show More
8.8 mi away
Balmer's The Tent Village
Show Prices
Show Prices
Show Prices

Been to Funny Farm Hotel? Share your experiences!

Write a Review Add Photos & Videos

Additional Information about Funny Farm Hotel

Address: Hauptstrasse 36, Interlaken 3800, Switzerland
Location: Switzerland > Canton of Bern > Bernese Oberland > Interlaken
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
Reservation Options:
TripAdvisor is proud to partner with Booking.com, HostelWorld, Priceline, HostelBookers and BookingOdigeoWL so you can book your Funny Farm Hotel reservations with confidence. We help millions of travelers each month to find the perfect hotel for both vacation and business trips, always with the best discounts and special offers.

19 photos of this hotel

Traveler photos: See what travelers like you saw

Viewed
All traveler photos (20)
Viewed
View from room (3)
Viewed
Room/suite (4)
Viewed
Hotel & grounds (5)
Viewed
Bathroom (1)
Viewed
Other (7)

Questions & Answers

Enter your question for this accommodation's staff to answer. Other travelers may answer as well.
    Posting guidelines

    See which rooms travelers prefer